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Resilience 2021: How to Stay Safe as Lockdowns Lift and Buildings Reopen
Because of COVID-19, many buildings have sat empty for the better part of a year, and there are possible health risks tied to the return of these unoccupied spaces. On April 20, 2021, the National Institute of Building Sciences hosted a panel of experts to discuss how the building industry must recalibrate and adjust to a post-pandemic world. The… more
Resilience 2021: For Every $1 Spent on a Resilient Runway at PDX, Oregon Will Save $50.
In light of a White House Administration focused on improving infrastructure, Portland has taken on its own analysis to review the value of mitigation investment. A National Institute of Building Sciences study has found that a seismically resilient runway to serve Portland International Airport (PDX) ultimately would save $50 for every $1 spent… more
Dr. Keith Porter, Professor, University of Colorado-Boulder and Principal, SPA Risk LLC
The National Institute of Building Sciences recently launched a comprehensive membership campaign aimed at raising awareness, recruiting new members, and engaging members who have long supported the mission and success of NIBS. #ThisIsNIBS features testimonial videos by NIBS members, sharing their favorite part of being a member of our community… more
Nominations for NIBS Awards and Honors Are Open
It’s important to recognize the individuals who have made significant contributions to positively influence and greatly impacted the built environment. Through Monday, May 31, NIBS will accept nominations for the following awards categories: The Exceptional Woman in Building Award will recognize a dynamic, trailblazing woman who has made… more
Katharine E. Morgan, President of ASTM International
The National Institute of Building Sciences today is launching a comprehensive membership campaign that’s aimed at raising awareness, recruiting new members, and engaging members who have long supported the mission and success of NIBS. #ThisIsNIBS features testimonial videos by NIBS members, sharing their favorite part of being a member of our… more